Just to let you know that the final part of my order, 'Ladybird' Poppies, arrived all in fine shape and looking very healthy. Now potted on and having a rest after the journey. I was absolutely delighted with the violets that I ordered previously and I'll certainly order more at some point now that I know they're happy here. I've been telling gardening friends that they really MUST visit your site!
Susan St John, London
If you're looking for something a little different to add to your kitchen garden, then we heartily recommend that you consider a Medlar tree.
The Medlar is a completely underrated fruit tree in our opinion - providing tart Medlar fruits that need to undergo the process of bletting (maturing, softening and fermenting) before they can be eaten raw. Medlars are a fantastic addition to preserves and we can't understand why they're not more readily available!
A hugely underrated variety of fruit that has a sublime apple-pear sauce flavour and texture. Self Fertile. Quince A rootstock.
Available from approximately mid November 2014
Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including roots.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.